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Hyannis, MA - Cape Cod Network Scholarship Fundraiser Dinner

Event Details

Friday, Jul. 29, 2022

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Off campus

$125 Alumni and Friends Scholarship Dinner & Keynote Includes a $84 tax deductible contribution $75 Recent Grad (2018-2022) Scholarship Dinner & Keynote Includes a $34 tax deductible contribution $175 VIP Pre-Event Reception with Attorn

Event Website

Online registration or tickets


Megan Hoyo '07

Office of Alumni Relations

This event is on UMASS campus

This event is handicap accessible

Join alumni, family, and friends for an evening of connection and pride as we celebrate our 2022 scholarship recipients at this year’s 27th Annual Scholarship Dinner. Start the evening by connecting with fellow UMass alumni and friends while meeting our impressive scholarship recipients. Then enjoy a delectable buffet dinner alongside other donors committed to helping the next generation of inspired leaders and problem solvers. After dinner, hear from one of the nation’s leading lawyers, Kenneth Feinberg ‘67, '02H, who has helped administer responses to some of the most complex public crises in recent American history including the efforts to compensate victims of 9/11. In his talk entitled, “Responding to the Unexpected: Tailoring the Law to Meet Unique Challenges” Atty. Feinberg will share his experiences and discuss how, as a distinguished graduate of UMass, he was prepared to successfully navigate high-stake situations.

5:00 p.m.  Check in opens

5:00 p.m. VIP Pre-event reception with Atty. Feinberg (pre-registration required)

6:00 p.m. Dinner

7:15 p.m. Formal program begins

Buffet Dinner Menu New England clam chowder Baby spinach salad with craisins, pecans, blue cheese, and maple vinaigrette Seafood stuffed sole with lobster sauce Chicken picatta sautéed in lemon butter with fresh herbs Steak tips with teriyaki sauce Platter of assorted mini desserts *A cash bar will be available. Gluten free and vegetarian options available upon request during registration.

Purchase your tickets early to be a part of a memorable evening supporting our UMass Amherst Scholarship Fund.

Interested in speaking with Atty. Feinberg in a more intimate setting? Select the VIP package to join him over at the Grand Cru Wine Bar for our exclusive pre-event reception.

Not able to attend? You can still make a donation to the Cape Cod Alumni Scholarship at any time. 

 Cost$125 Alumni and Friends Scholarship Dinner & Keynote

   Includes a $84 tax deductible contribution

  $75 Recent Grad (2018-2022) Scholarship Dinner & Keynote

   Includes a $34 tax deductible contribution

  $175 VIP Pre-Event Reception with Attorney Ken Feinberg and Scholarship Dinner 

   Includes a $134 tax deductible contribution

Various sponsorship opportunities are also available. Please make your selection upon registering.


 Kenneth R. Feinberg is one of the nation’s leading experts in alternative dispute resolution, having served as Special Master of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, the Department of Justice Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism Fund, the Department of Justice Boeing 737 Max Crash Victim Beneficiaries Compensation Fund, the Department of the Treasury’s TARP Executive Compensation Program and the Treasury’s Private Multiemployer Pension Reform program. He was also Special Settlement Master of the Agent Orange Victim Compensation Program. In 2010, Mr. Feinberg was appointed by the Obama Administration to oversee compensation of victims of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. His memoir, What is Life Worth?: The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11 was adapted into the recently released Netflix film Worth, starring Michael Keaton. Most recently, he has served as Administrator of the New York State Dioceses’ Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Funds, the One Orlando Fund, the GM Ignition Switch Compensation Program, and One Fund Boston Compensation Program arising out of the Boston Marathon bombings. He is currently the Court-appointed Settlement Master in the Fiat/Chrysler Diesel Emissions class action litigation in San Francisco. He has been appointed mediator and arbitrator in thousands of complex disputes over the past 35 years.

    The Cape Cod Alumni Network is a volunteer group that will contribute a portion of the proceeds from this event to fund scholarships for Cape Cod and Islands students who will attend UMass Amherst. Like our Facebook page to connect with alumni and receive the most up-to-date information about our programs and events.

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